Match/Reach Schools: Swarthmore, University of Michigan (EA, merit deadline), Boston University (applying for Trustee’s), Vanderbilt (applying for Chancellor’s and CV), Harvard, Claremont McKenna (merit deadline), MIT (EA), UChicago (EA), USC (merit deadline), Bryn Mawr (merit deadline), RPI (EA), UPenn, Yale, Rice (merit deadline)
Basic demographics: White female from public school in the Midwest, no hooks besides being an underrepresented gender in my major
Major: Economics & Mathematics double major or joint degree program
SAT: 1600 superscore (2 sittings)
SAT II: 770 Bio-E
GPA: 4.0, 4.7
AP Coursework: APUSH (5), Lang (5), Macro (5), Calc BC (5), Micro (4), French (3), Literature, Bio, Comp Sci, Government
Dual Enrollment: Geopolitics (A), Money and Banking (A), Multivariable Calculus, Labor Sociology
International poetry contest finalist, national essay contest semi-finalist, local essay contest finalist, Rensselaer Medal, French National Honors Society, Cum Laude Society (basically means I have the highest possible GPA at my school)
-Regional Director of redacted youth political organization (10 hrs weekly)
Founded school chapter of [redacted organization name] with 20 members
Oversaw ~200 volunteers from across [my state]
Planned 15 phonebanks yielding 15.2k calls to WI, VA, and OH
-Treasurer in Science Olympiad (9-12) (4 hrs weekly)
Bookkeeping & planned 2 fundraisers with profits of $350-$450 each.
Specialized in enviro/bio sciences.
Voted MVP, 12 medals total, & state qualification in 11th.
-Competitor on Math Team (9-12) (1 hr weekly)
T5/50 scorer at Conference meet
Competed at 15 local/regional events.
State attendance in 9th & 10th.
- Co-President of Junior States of America (11-12) (1 hr weekly)
Planned school-wide climate policy forum & expert Q&A session
Oversaw fundraisers to waive fees for disadvantaged members.
Tripled club membership to 21 students
-[Redacted T.V Show name] Roleplay Game (Volunteer) (10-12) (12 hrs, biannual)
Prepared challenges & voting for “[Redacted T.V, show name] ” RP games with ~25 participants each.
Adapted future challenges to social distance guidelines.
-Redacted Program Name (3 weeks x 2)
Participated in community service oriented backpacking trips on Appalachian Trail.
Applied/accepted as counselor for residential program (11th), program cancelled.
-Great Jewish Books Program (11th summer, 6 weeks) (5 hrs weekly)
Applied/accepted for donor-funded program @ Yiddish Books Center
Read and discussed 20th cent. Jewish literature.
-Internship with [Redacted My State] Democratic Party (11th summer, 8 weeks) (10 hrs weekly)
Used DNC Votebuilder to prep for Candidate Boot Camp.
Tracked donations & liquid cash using Sunrise movement.
-Co-founder of Program Name (3 hrs weekly)
Founded student-senior citizen pen pal program with 110 participants
Managed outreach to students & administrators
Partnered with 3 local senior orgs